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When Pages Breathe: Adaptation of Modern Classics with Pulitzer Prize-winning Hodder Fellow Martyna Majok

Martyna Majok, Princeton Hodder Fellow; Chesney Snow, Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Theater

November 30, 2023 · 4:00 pm6:00 pm · CoLab Gallery, Lewis Arts Complex

Lewis Center for the Arts

Join us for a deep dive into the art of adaptation with Pulitzer Prize winner and 2018-19 Princeton Hodder Fellow Martyna Majok and Lecturer in Theater Chesney Snow. Discover the secrets to transforming The Great Gatsby into a theatrical treasure for the stage. Majok wrote the book for a new musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel with a score by international rock star Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine and Oscar and Grammy Award nominee Thomas Bartlett that will have its world premiere in May 2024. A must-see event for literature and theater lovers alike! See student performances alongside unprecedented insight into the mind of one of today’s most prolific theater artists. Don’t miss this community discussion that uncovers the craft of bringing pages to life. Hosted by Snow in conjunction with his fall course, “The Oral Interpretation of Toni and William,” and in collaboration with Princeton University Library’s special collections exhibition, In the Company of Good Books: Shakespeare to Morrison

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